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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Work ethic, comic hero make Koreans hot shots in design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
As competition in the industry becomes ever more cut-throat, partly as gaps in quality and technology narrow, automakers need bolder, edgier designs to differentiate. From a global talent pool, South Koreans stand out....
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Bentley says China slowdown continues

Oct. 10, 2013 14:55 CET
Sales of Bentley cars in China fell 17 percent in the first nine months of 2013, adding to other indications that the market for high-end goods in China is shrinking....
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Schaeffler replaces CEO Geissinger to overhaul strategy

Oct. 4, 2013 12:08 CET
German supplier Schaeffler says it has replaced Juergen Geissinger as CEO to pave the way for a change in strategy at the company....
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Bentley says its SUV will create a new segment

Sept. 17, 2013 06:01 CET
Bentley's ultra-luxury SUV will create a new segment when it begins sales in 2016, its global head of sales and marketing said....
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Bentley says SUV creates new segment

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Bentley expects that a third of the 3,000 to 4,000 annual sales of the high-priced SUV coming in 2016 will be in the United States, says Kevin Rose, Bentley's global head of sales and marketing....
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Lamborghini-Bentley SUV rivalry exposes VW's cutthroat brand strategy

Sept. 10, 2013 06:01 CET
Lamborghini's race with Bentley to build the world's most expensive SUV reflects the competition among VW's 12 brands....
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Lamborghini-Bentley SUV rivalry exposes VW's cutthroat brand strategy

3:19 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Lamborghini's development maestro, Maurizio Reggiani, resigned himself to weeks of sleeping on the shop floor after parent Volkswagen Group pulled the planned debut of his SUV in favor of one from corporate cousin Bentley. Lamborghini's fight to defend its dream factory -- and prevent Bentley from winning the race to build the world's most expensive SUV -- reflects VW's system of orchestrating competition among its 12 brands to keep them focused and hungry....
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Former Audi technology chief Duerheimer will leave VW Group, report says

Sept. 2, 2013 10:44 CET
Audi's former technology chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, will leave Volkswagen Group after refusing his old job as Bentley CEO, a German newspaper reported....
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Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

Aug. 21, 2013 18:42 CET
German auto supplier Continental is close to agreeing on alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported....
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Continental to work with Google, IBM on self-driving cars, report says

12:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2013
German auto supplier Continental AG is close to agreeing alliances with Google and IBM to develop autonomous driving systems for cars, a German newspaper reported today....
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VW wins court order to stop scientists from revealing codes used to start cars

July 29, 2013 12:40 CET
Volkswagen obtained a court order to prevent scientists from publishing the secret codes used to start Porsches, Audis, Bentleys and Lamborghinis....
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Bentley to launch its 1st SUV in '16

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Bentley, the venerable British carmaker famous for luxury sedans and coupes, said it will proceed with development of its first SUV....
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'Super S class' will target Rolls, Bentley

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
The ultraluxury version of Mercedes-Benz's new S-class sedan will be priced to compete with "$200,000 to $250,000" Rolls-Royce and Bentley models, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said.
Scheduled to arrive in 2015, the "super S class" -- as it is known inside Mercedes -- will cover some of the elite ground Mercedes ceded when it killed the Maybach 57 and 62 sedans last year because of poor sales....
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